Paris, Jan 28 (Agencies): Airbus, a France-based airplane manufacturer claims to have delivered a record number of 15 jets, worth more than $1.5 billion, to its corporate clients in 2010.The company said the deliveries were both for customers and operators in Aisa, Europe and the Middle East, including private users and government clients, Xinhua reported.

The sales list included A318 Elites, Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs) and A320 Prestiges, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

In 2010, Airbus also won new orders for seven aircraft from the A318 Elite/Airbus ACJ/A320 Prestige family, plus one widebody A330/ A340.

'Like our airliner business, the market for our corporate jets is worldwide and growin,' Airbus Chief Operating Officer John Leahy was quoted as saying.